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Episode 164 Addendum

Here is a link to the book David Myers was talking about on episode 164. “Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history’s most storied beverages. But this...

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Ryan’s For My Health

A couple episodes ago during the “What are we drinking” in the opening, Ryan said he was drinking a homemade concoction he called “For My Health.” Now, there are several ways to drink a mead, one is to make a “meadtail” and mix...

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Completely Off Topic…

On episode 150 during the “What are we drinking” in the opening segment, JD was drinking a coffee cocktail. He promised the recipe, so here it is with a few variations. In a rocks glass, fill with ice and add this and stir… 2 oz...

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Dog Biscuits & Home Brewing

Kevin McCann, a home brewer and mead maker appeared on episode 108 here at the Mead House and told us about how he and his wife discovered a unique way to salvage spent grains after a a few brewing sessions. Coming up with a...

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Notes on Oaking

  What follows is a pretty concise report on the effects of oak in a mead. Along with the various species of oak, they include tasting notes for a reference. This is probably the most complete report on oaking a mead that I’ve...

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Iron Bee

By Ryan Richardson While we wouldn’t suggest entering a competition just to win prizes, The Mead House Iron Bee is going to have some pretty awesome ones! Mini-barrels just arrived from our good friends at River Drive and will...

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